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Millions for transportation improvements, much spent in Baton Rouge area

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Posted: Aug 2, 2012 9:42 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Aug 2, 2012 9:42 PM
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Topics: Baton Rouge, grants, improvements, projects, federal

BATON ROUGE- Louisiana will get nearly $10 million in grants for transportation projects.

Almost half will be spent in the Capital region.

$2.7 million will go toward upgrading and fixing ferry vessels and terminals, one project in Iberville Parish.

$1.4 million will be used to design and build the North Boulevard Promenade. The money will also provide a pedestrian and bicycle corridor along the Baton Rouge Greenway.

Also, $930,535 to repave Louisiana Route 10 between Louisiana Route 43 to Louisiana Route 441 in Greensburg, La.

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